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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Found in SC

This past week cucurbit downy mildew was found in Charleston and Horry Counties.  Downy mildew blows in from the south in the summer and is a very serious disease once it is established.  Anyone growing cucurbit crops (cucumber, watermelon, squash, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Weed Control Resources

Here are a few publications from Dr. Stanley Culpepper of UGA on weed control systems in vegetable crops.  Dr. Culpepper presented this information at the SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Growers Expo in Savannah last month. 2017 broccoli and cabbage … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Squash Blossom

Last week, the question was:  Is this a male or female squash blossom?  How can you tell? This is a female blossom.  You can tell by the presence of the swollen yellow ovary at the base of the flower.  That … Continue reading

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